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28-August-2013
28-August-2013

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The Avenue of Honour was planted by the citizens of Horsham in Roberts Avenue to commemorate the success of the British and Australian troops in the South African (Boer) War.  It was originally planted with 80 English Oak trees (Quercus robur) along Roberts Avenue, between Darlot and McPherson Streets.

As of 2011, it was reported that only the section between Urquart and McPherson Streets remains.

Location

Address:Roberts Avenue & Firebrace Street, Attached to old Shire Offices, Horsham, 3400
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.714211
Long: 142.199967
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Boer
Actual Event STart Date:11-October-1899
Actual Event End Date:31-May-1902
Link:http://vhd.heritage.vic.gov.au/vhd/…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:November, 1901
Front Inscription

Roberts Avenue

Planted bu the citizens of Horsham in commemoration of the success of the British and Australian troops, in the South African War.

December 1901

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